radio banned songs

April 3, 1959

April 3, 2019 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1959, the BBC banned The Coasters song ‘Charlie Brown’ due to its references to bad behaviour in school (writing on the wall, throwing spitballs.) The ban [...]

September 14, 2001

September 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

On this day in 2001, Clear Channel Communications, which was the biggest owner of radio stations, sent a list of songs to its 1,200 stations asking them not to play for fear [...]